Pen and Ink

two champions

In celebration of two inspiring female athletes

Simone Biles

US Gymnastics Champion 2019
The first American woman to win six titles, and celebrated last year in my post
the power of teal.
🇺🇸

Bianca Andreescu

Roger’s Cup Women’s Tennis Champion, 2019
The first Canadian woman to win the title since 1969.
🇨🇦

one small step for man

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”

Neil Armstrong, July 20th, 1969

Yom HaShoah

 
The Eternal Flame in the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, which I drew on July 11th 1967, for this Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2019.

“The Eternal Flame, burning from a base fashioned like a broken bronze goblet, continuously illuminates the Hall, its smoke exiting the building through an opening at the highest point of the ceiling. Before it stands a stone crypt containing the ashes of Holocaust victims, brought to Israel from the extermination camps.”

Quotation from the Yad Vashem website

9/11: in remembrance

No day shall erase you from the memory of time

This quote from Virgil is displayed in the Memorial Hall of the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York with letters forged from remnant World Trade Center steel by blacksmith Tom Joyce.

afternoon at the ballet

 

Yesterday afternoon the ballet came to the studio. Inspired after watching the sublime Tiler Peck, principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, in Ballet 422 on Netflix. Watch this great ballet documentary and be inspired by her too.

 

 

                  

 

                     

 

 

nothing is impossible

Paralympic Moment I

Congratulations to Canada’s Kurt Oatway, sitting super-giant slalom gold medalist
Pyeongchang 2018
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Dedicated to the memory of Stephen Hawking.

WPC: Transformation


 

Transformation using the gift of the four treasures in the studio today.

Piazza San Marco, Study I

maturday


 

Waterloo I 3.11.15 matted and framed.

 

Waterloo Station today. 

It’s good to be back. 

From Yardwork to Artwork: The Lavender Story

Our Lavender Provencal is spectacular this year.

This bouquet picked today is filling the house with its wonderful aroma…

     
 

…but as you can see I couldn’t resist a stopover in the studio on the way.